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Georgia

Georgia

Georgia (GA)


Capital: Atlanta

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
10,519,475
Population 2017 10,413,055
Population 2016 10,304,763
Below Poverty 2018 14.8
Below Poverty 2017 14.9
Below Poverty 2016 16.0
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
60.6
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 60.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 59.1
Unemployed 2018 3.9
Unemployed 2017 4.7
Unemployed 2016 5.4
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,243
STATE FACTS
Georgia was named for King George II of England.
Wesleyan College in Macon was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women.
Providence Canyon State Park, near Lumpkin, is known as the Little Grand Canyon of Georgia.

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Brian Kemp (R)
 Lieutenant Governor   Geoff Duncan (R)
 Attorney General Chris Carr (R)
 Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R)
 State Senate Control R – 35; D – 21
 State House Control R – 106; D – 74

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 14, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment March 28, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline (Day 30)
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2019 – 2020)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Six days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 40 days
Veto Override 2/3 majority 
Legislation Effective Date July 1 for bills enacted before July 1; January 1 for bills enacted after July 1

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

Security Breach Notification Law
  • Ga. Code §§ 10-1-910, -911, -912; § 46-5-214
Retail Installment Sales Contract Law

AFSA Comment Letters

 

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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County Map
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